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Steelers OTAs: Emmanuel Sanders Claims He's The New Punt Returner

One day into OTAs for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and third-year wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is already making claims to the punt returner position, according to the Trib's Mark Kaboly.

The Steelers took Sanders in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Over the course of his young career, Sanders has caught 50 passes for 664 yards and four touchdowns in two seasons with the Steelers.

If Sanders does wind up being the new punt returner, he would replace current punt returner Antonio Brown, who returned 30 punts last season for 325 yards and a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals on December 4, 2011.

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